Kanjerla Laxminarayana Yadav Park
|• Official||Telugu & Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Secunderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Sanathnagar|
In the past it was a well planned residential area for officers known as SRT quarters, but now it has grown in area and size and includes neighbouring localities such as Czech colony, parts of BK Guda, Subhash Nagar colony, tulisi nagar, Jayaprakash nagar colony and the ESI area as well.
The industrial area of Sanathnagar includes small and medium scale chemical, pharmaceutical, electrical and mechanical industries. Pharmaceutical companies such as Bright Star Rubber, Divi's, Sipra, Gland pharma, Lamco are located here. The main post office is also located in this industrial area. Some major automobile service centers such as GM motors, TATA motors, Toyota, Chevrolet, Daewoo, Bajaj, Volvo, Skoda etc. are located in this suburb.
Now with Bakelyte Hylam made a residential property purchased and developed by Lodha Group a gated community is coming up at sanathnagar with the name CASA Paradiso. Swamy Talkies an age old cinema theater used to keep the public entertained which is converted into a function hall now. Major National banks such as the State Bank of India, HDFC, State bank of Hyderabad, Andhra bank and big Retail Stores like D-Mart area also located here. Urbanization can be seen in areas like the Czech colony, and in other pockets of this suburb.
The Sunday market located at Sanathnagar-Erragadda main road is one of the busiest, selling all kinds of seconds goods and many other miscellaneous stuff.
Early schools set up in this area include Covells High School, the first ever school which was established in Sanathnagar in the year 1964. The following year, the St. Theresa's girls high school became the second school built. Hindu Public School is the largest school in Sanathnagar. Other schools located in this suburb are the, Vasistha Vidyalaya, and the Little Scholars School.Hindu college for women is a prominent college in the suburb.
St. Theresa's Hospital is one of the most ancient hospitals in the area. This hospital has recently undergone renovation to accommodate more wards. The government owned ESI hospital is also present here. Chest hospital, TB hospital, Hospital for mental health are other government institutions located close to this suburb, providing health care for the poor.
The citizens of this area are peaceful. People from different backgrounds and a mix of religions are present here. The Hanuman temple at Czech colony is one of the famous sites of Hinduism. Christianity was brought to this area by the salesian missionaries who have brought early education to this area. Famous churches in this area are the St. Theresa's Church, Baptist Church and St. Paul's church at Czech colony. The Masjid close to the bus depot is a famous one known as 'Jafri Masjid'. Apart from this there are few other masjid's such as Masjid-e-Quba & Masjid-e-Ibrahimia. The 'Eid gah' near the Jafri Masjid is also very famous where Eid namaz are being offered.
Sanathnagar is known for its municipal parks which can be found all over its suburbs, creating a natural atmosphere. The recent Laxmi Yadav park was a good addition to the existing parks and has now become the most loved park by the citizens. Wide open areas such as the Welfare ground, Milad ground, Vinayak ground, Nehru ground etc. provide good sporting avenues for kids and the youth. The Sanathnagar-Fathenagar-Balkampet flyover provides a good aerial view of the Begumpet airport and is enjoyed by the public in the evenings.
Sanathnagar has an APSRTC Bus Terminal, linking it to all the major suburbs of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Sanathnagar has a MMTS station providing local rail connectivity to important parts in Hyderabad.
Sanathnagar consists of other smaller localities such as BK Guda, Czech colony, Subhash nagar colony, Jayaprakash nagar colony, ESI(Hospital & quarters) etc.